The sun bathes the river in warm morning light on a beautiful fall morning.
The great fish returns in the fall and an angler feels the heavy pull of a chrome steelhead.
This is the classic fall fishing scene.
Mist rises from the river on a brisk fall morning. Anglers fish for king salmon until the end of October.
This is the mouth of a tributary stream, Bigelow Creek. Thousands of salmon run up small streams and die, adding nutrients to the system.
A bald eagle sits in watch over the mighty Muskegon, watching and waiting for an opportunity to dine on dying salmon.
The curse of leaves--numerous leaves make fishing very difficult during the early fall.
There are two streams in this photo, one of water and one of leaves.
Fall colors in morning light are just amazing!
Morning light, mist, and fall colors create a cocktail of fall beauty.